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DEBRIDEMENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does debridement mean? 

DEBRIDEMENT (noun)
  The noun DEBRIDEMENT has 1 sense:

1. surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing

  Familiarity information: DEBRIDEMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEBRIDEMENT (noun)


Sense 1debridement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("debridement" is a kind of...):

operation; surgery; surgical operation; surgical procedure; surgical process (a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body)


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